Warsaw (Oct. 22)
Fifteen Jews were arrested by the Warsaw police last night after a thousand or more Jews had organized an impromptu demonstration in front of the British embassy. The crowd, which included many Zionist pioneers, marched to the embassy shouting anti-British sentiments. The police quickly dispersed the demonstrants.
The Right Poale Zion, the Socialist Zionist Party, today cabled a protest to the Labor Party against the British government’s statement. A similar protest was sent to the American Federation of Labor. All of the Zionist groups in the country headed by the Polish Zionist Organization, the Mizrachi and the Histadruth have joined in issuing a call for an All-Poland conference tomorrow to discuss the situation.
As a gesture of defiance 100 immigrants left for Palestine today. A cheering crowd of several thousand gathered at the railway station to bid them God-speed.